predestination: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pri-des"tu-nā'shun, prē"des-), [key]
- an act of predestinating or predestining.
- the state of being predestinated or predestined.
- fate; destiny.
- the action of God in foreordaining from eternity whatever comes to pass.
- the decree of God by which certain souls are foreordained to salvation. Cf.election(def. 4),double predestination.
- predestination (Thesaurus)